Type 2 Diabetes

A condition in which the pancreas either makes too little insulin or the body loses the ability to use the insulin it produces. Over time, the pancreas may stop producing insulin. Type 2 diabetes may be treated with lifestyle changes (healthy eating and physical activity), oral medications, insulin, or other injectable medications. Formerly known as Adult-Onset Diabetes or Non-Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus (NIDDM).

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